| Dec 29, 2013
| 11:08 PM
The Ducks had won 10 consecutive games but proved they are human Sunday night as the streak was ended by the San Jose Sharks.
Playing the second of back-to-back games after Saturday's overtime win against Phoenix, the Ducks reached San Jose holding a...
| Jan 4, 2014
| 11:51 AM
A 30-year-old man was killed Friday afternoon in what was apparently Chicago's first homicide of 2014, and at least five other people were injured in shootings over about 24 hours from Friday morning to Saturday morning, police said.
About 1:15 p.m.,...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 8:47 PM
Saturday's Breeders' Cup started with a thud. Death and pain followed quickly. Thoroughbred horse racing is a thing of beauty. Also, occasionally, a sport of the ugly and nasty.
In the first Breeders' Cup race of the final day of this $25 million event,...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 11:09 PM
Things are going to be different for UCLA this bowl season.
And that doesn't just mean the sombrero that Hyundai Sun Bowl officials will place on Coach Jim Mora's head when the team arrives in El Paso on Dec. 26.
UCLA was off to the Holiday Bowl a...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 5:51 PM
If you can't win, you better learn, and the lessons that emerged from the Ducks' loss in San Jose on Sunday are expected to be put into effect in the New Year's Eve rematch at Honda Center.
For one, playing physically is more effective than relying on...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 7:11 PM
After making first-line forward Dustin Penner a healthy scratch in favor of Jakob Silfverberg on Tuesday, Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau had Silfverberg paired again with stars Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry in practice Thursday.
Penner has one goal and no...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 7:11 PM
The Chicago area could see an inch of snow tonight and maybe another six or more from New Year's Eve through the morning of Jan. 2, according to the National Weather Service.
"This week as a whole looks cold and potentially snowy at times for Chicago,"...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 3:58 PM
The Lakers woke up on New Year's Day closer to last place than a playoff spot in the Western Conference.
And their new starting point guard appears to be Kendall Marshall.
Jordan Farmar will miss at least four weeks after sustaining another tear in...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 4:29 PM
UCLA plays Colorado at the Rose Bowl on Saturday. Get out the abacus. The Buffaloes have given up 50 or more points in six of 13 Pac-12 games the last two seasons. Staff writer Chris Foster examines the story lines:
Heal thy self
UCLA is coming off...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 12:09 PM
Baltimore's so-called "Dine and Dasher" has been arrested again, charged with having a $50 meal on New Year's Day at an Inner Harbor restaurant and not paying the tab.
Andrew Palmer, 47, has gained a reputation around city restaurants for racking up...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 4:37 PM
The heart palpitations have stopped.
The hand-wringing is over.
The sleepless nights were put to rest.
That wraps up Dan Guerrero's week.
The UCLA athletic director's worst fear was unfolding. Washington needed a football coach and Jim Mora, the...